Our Last Day of Summer {Fun, Sun, Burgers & Skillet Brownies}

We spent our last day of summer here – just the four of us and the pups – and it couldn’t have been more perfect. Honey grilled our family favorite burgers. And I made individual skillet brownies (Ghiradelli box) with salted caramel gelato. I use these – everything is cuter and seems more special when… Read More

Homemade Strawberry Pop Tart

I made this homemade giant strawberry pop tart on Memorial Day and it was met with rave reviews from the fam! Everything about it is perfection and, after trying it, you’ll never be able to have one from the box again. As I was making the crust I thought to myself… maybe next time I’ll… Read More

A Red {Velvet}, White and Blue Breakfast

I kicked the holiday weekend off with a fun little breakfast on the porch. And by breakfast, I suppose I mean lunch since the boys didn’t roll out of bed until around 11AM. I fondly remember those summer days. I went a liiiiiittle crazy in the Dash store after the post-Christmas doldrums set in. The… Read More

Happy Summer! Shaved Ice for the Win…

Y’all, I have truly upped my summer game with the teen set and it’s shaved ice for the win! Ah, who am I kidding? It’s not just the teens that are raving about it. I’ve been churning out shaved ice every day for the past nine days for anyone and everyone that comes over. I… Read More

Run for the Roses {Derby Day Dinner Recipes}

Yesterday I shared our table and decor for our Derby Day Dinner and today I’m back with the menu and recipes! Mint Juleps I’ll be honest, I have not been a fan of the Mint Julep until I made these! This was Southern comfort and air conditioning in a cup! For 1 Mint Julep 1… Read More

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day {Cottage Pie & Creme de Menthe Brownies}

Our favorite St. Patrick’s Day meal also happens to be John’s favorite meal of all time! Both Cottage Pie and Creme de Menth brownies are a true labor of love. I randomly picked up a box of the beer bread at Trader Joe’s and served that too. I know the boys would be ravenous, both… Read More